Reception

Welcome to Hamilton and Shireen Class

I hope that you enjoy finding out what we are doing in our classes. This will be an area that will celebrate our learning and keep you up to date with the things that we are learning about.

Happy Learning!

Early Years Curriculum

The children develop through playing and exploring, active learning and creating and thinking critically. There are 7 areas of learning which are divided into the Prime (Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Communication and Language and Physical Development) and Specific areas (Literacy, Maths, Understanding the World and Expressive Arts and Design).The prime areas are fundamental throughout the EYFS and the specific areas include the skills and knowledge which provide important contexts for learning and they develop more fully towards the end of the early years. The children carry out lots of practical experiences through    which they are encouraged to explore and experiment.

The prime areas are fundamental throughout the EYFS and the specific areas include the skills and knowledge which provide important contexts for learning and they develop more fully towards the end of the early years. The children carry out lots of practical experiences through which they are encouraged to explore and experiment.

The children use both the indoor and outdoor classroom during teacher directed and child initiated times. We have a particular love for outdoor learning and come rain or shine, we explore and play outside in our outdoor environment.

Reading

Sharing books with your children can be incredibly useful, and very special, whatever the age!

Tips for reading with your child can be found here.

Recent news

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Thank you for coming to watch our class Christmas performances outside last week. In case you couldn't make it, or you would like to watch them again, here are two brilliant Christmas films for your viewing pleasure! Wishing everyone a very happy and safe Christmas....

Artsmark Platinum

Artsmark Platinum

We are celebrating today, after receiving a prestigious Artsmark Award. The Artsmark Award is the only creative quality standard for schools, accredited by Arts Council England. It supports schools to develop and celebrate arts and cultural education, putting...

Musical Community

If you arrived early to school yesterday, you may have seen and heard an interesting sight! All of the Lansbury Lawrence staff, and children in the breakfast club, were out in the playground singing together. This was the beginning of a wonderful day of music learning...

Sports Day

Today all of KS1 and KS2 headed over to Bartlett Park for our annual sports day. Early Years used their beautiful outside area. It was very exciting to be on a school trip! There were activities set up, including javelin throwing, egg and spoon race, obstacle course,...